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Stories from our people

My name is Mpumelelo Yende I started my chef career studies at HOC. I did my Diploma in small business catering at Intec College for two years while doing my practical as trainee at HOC. After leaving HOC I worked for a while then continued with my studies. I studied at Centre of culinary excellence and international hotel School for a diploma in culinary arts a City nd guilt accreditation.  I went overseas to work at Ritz-Carlton Hotel for a year.  I returned to South Africa and worked for several establishments including one of the best Johannesburg restaurant at hype Park social kitchen and Bar.  I am currently working on starting my own business. 

I would love to thank HOC for the opportunity they gave me on helping to shaping my career as a chef.

I joined hoc 2012 was fresh from high school didnt know anything about cooking, graduated 2013 december . 

I got my first job 2014 February at Monti Casino as a cook then i got a better offer at FNB Bank city as chef de partie , i worked for 3years then i had great opportunity to go work in USA, Texas with one of the great chef who worked for TIGER WOODS, i came back 2018 and i go worked in a cruise ship. Now im back in south Africa doing functions with Markers.